7th October

…berries than usual above The Hovel. Cotoneaster conspicuus Cotoneaster conspicuus Cotoneaster conspicuus I then hunt the American Ilex opaca between the ferneries. Despite its holly like trunk I suspect this…

2nd October

…have orange fruits. Perhaps these will turn from orange to red later? Or is it Cotoneaster wardii or Cotoneaster sternianus? Perhaps just the very common Cotoneaster conspicuus (red berries) introduced…

19th March

…colour. Golden Bell and Sirius out, half Emperor and Emprep only just, many seedling trumpets. 1897 – JCW [?] open, Weardale, G of Leiden, C J Backhouse, Monarch, B conspicuus,…